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Upper West Side »

Dept. of Investigation Launches Probe into Ariel Russo, 911 System SNAFU

Nearly a month after their 4-year-old daughter's death, Sofia and Alan Russo are still seeking answers.

Fordham »

Bloomberg to Target Councilmembers Who Backed Stop-and-Frisk Restrictions

The mayor called the two City Council bills passed last week "horrendous" because they restrict the NYPD.

Midtown »

Quinn's Influence Helped Push MSG Vote Through, Council Colleagues Say

Christine Quinn had a key role in bringing about the likely limit on Madison Square Garden's new permit.

Midtown »

Port Authority Explores Overhauling Bus Terminal, Developing Air Rights

The Port Authority commissioned an 18-month study of the bus hub, which ranks as the world's busiest.

New York City »

Kelly and Bloomberg Partly to Blame for Stop-and-Frisk Fiasco

High-ranking law enforcement sources say arrogance and no transparency saddled NYPD with new rules.

Civic Center »

City Council Overrides Bloomberg's Veto of Paid Sick Leave Bill

The City Council voted Thursday to override the mayor's veto of a bill that would ensure paid sick leave.

New York City »

City Council Reins in NYPD with Stop-and-Frisk and Inspector General Bills

The City Council also passed the 2014 budget and overrode the mayor's veto of the paid sick leave bill.

Midtown »

City Council Committee Recommends Limiting MSG Permit to 10 Years

The vote marked a resounding defeat for Madison Square Garden.

Civic Center »

Mayor Slams City Council's Proposed NYPD Oversight Legislation

Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted proposed NYPD oversight bills as "dangerous" Monday.

Upper West Side »

Ariel Russo's Parents to Testify at City Council 911 Hearing

The parents are suing the city for $40 million, claiming the new system caused a delay.

Midtown »

Quinn Calls for 10-Year Limit on Madison Square Garden Permit

Christine Quinn called for a "new Manhattan home" for The World's Most Famous Arena.

Chelsea »

Yetta Kurland Launches Video Ad in West Side City Council Race

The ad focuses on Kurland's work as a civil rights lawyer.

Chinatown »

'Danny Chen Way' Street Renaming Wins Support from Community Board

Elizabeth Street between Canal and Bayard streets is one step closer to becoming "Danny Chen Way."

Midland Beach »

Councilmembers Set to Introduce Bills For Better Storm Planning After Sandy

The City Council will introduce 10 bills aimed at fixing problems the city faced after Hurricane Sandy.

Ditmas Park »

Embattled Councilman Slapped With Multiple Suits for Back Rent, Report Says

Councilman Mathieu Eugene was reportedly hit with at least three lawsuits over his Brooklyn apartment.

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